1. Manu Chao To Play Che Guevara Memorial Concerts In Cuba

    October 09, 2009 12:44 PM EDT French alt-rock artist Manu Chao is in Cuba to play two concerts marking the 42nd anniversary of the assassination in Bolivia of Cuban-Argentine Revolutionary leader Ernesto 'Che' Guevara on Oct. 9, 1967. Chao and his band Radio Bemba Sound System last played in Cuba three years ago…

  2. Dave Matthews, Pearl Jam Set For Austin City Limits' 35th Season

    September 24, 2009 1:43 PM EDT For its 35th year on air, the famed public broadcast music show Austin City Limits is going big. Scheduled to perform this season are major acts like the Dave Matthews Band , Pearl Jam , Willie Nelson (performing with Asleep at the Wheel ), Elvis Costello , Ben Harper and Them Crooked…

  3. Joe Lovano Debuting New 'Folk Art' Quintet

    May 01, 2009 1:34 PM EDT Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Joe Lovano will mark his 21st recording for Blue Note with the release of "Folk Art," fronting a new quintet he formed in 2008. Due May 19, the nine songs are all original Lovano compositions, the first time he’s released only new material on one…

  4. Bareilles, Phair In Banana Republic Campaign

    February 10, 2009 10:50 AM EST Sara Bareilles, Liz Phair, OK Go and Tommy Torres will join five other artists as the faces of Banana Republic's spring and summer ad campaigns. The national campaigns will feature print advertising, window displays and billboards identifying the artists wearing the company's…

  5. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' label, C 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce…

  6. Opening song "Hold Your Breath" is also an apt

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Opening song "Hold Your Breath" is also an apt command for the listener. Opening song "Hold Your Breath" is also an apt command for the listener. "Glory Hope Mountain" positively rumbles with tension and release as jangly guitars often give way to thundering…

  7. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' label, C 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce…

  8. Manu Chao / June 8, 2007 / Morrison, Colo. (Red Rocks)

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT French/Spanish world traveler and musical synthesist Manu Chao is a big star in his native Europe and particularly in South America, but he's remained something of a cult figure in the United States. French/Spanish world traveler and musical synthesist Manu Chao is a big star in his…

  9. Daddy Yankee Fans Fall Prey To Fake Shows

    September 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Reggaeton superstars rarely make it to Hardeeville, S.C. So last month, local music fan Richard Martinez gladly forked over $100 at the door for a Daddy Yankee concert that had been advertised on loca Reggaeton superstars rarely make it to Hardeeville, S.C. So last month, local music fan…

  10. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Charlie Daniels wins the Harry Hap Peebles Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the International Entertainment Buyers Association at the organization's annual conference in Nashvill 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce…

  11. Chao Plots First U.S. Tour Since 2001

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic artist Manu Chao will tour the United States this summer for the first time since 2001. Eclectic artist Manu Chao will tour the United States this summer for the first time since 2001. The six-date outing encompasses a previously announced visit to Lollapalooza in Chicago on Aug. 5…

  12. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' l 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track…

  13. Country Duos Team For Summer Tour

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a triple shot of duos, Brooks & Dunn will join forces with Big & Rich and the Warren Brothers on the Deuces Wild tour this summer. The 32-date amphitheatre outing launches Aug. 6 in Dallas In a triple shot of duos, Brooks & Dunn will join forces with Big & Rich and the…

  14. 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard Latin Music Awards Finalists Below are the finalists for the 2005 Billboard Latin Music Awards, to be presented April 28 in Miami. Hot Latin Track Of The Year: "Me Dedique A Perderte" Alejandro Fernandez (Sony Discos) "Nada Valgo Sin Tu Amor" Juanes (Surco…

  15. Brooks & Dunn Scaling Back For 2004 Tour

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a three-year run with the production-heavy Neon Circus & Wild West Show, Brooks & Dunn will scale back considerably in 2004 with the Red Dirt Road tour. After a three-year run with the production-heavy Neon Circus & Wild West Show, Brooks & Dunn will scale back…

  16. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' l 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track…

  17. Chao Concerts Captured On DVD

    November 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Cross-cultural music star Manu Chao will release his first DVD, "Babylonia En Guagua," Jan. 28 via Virgin. The DVD will boast 25 songs recorded live at Chao's Sept. 4-5, 2001, concerts at Paris' Grand Cross-cultural music star Manu Chao will release his first DVD, "…

  18. Un Segundo Una Vida

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Drawing from a multitude of musical influences to create a unique flamenco/ world music sound, guitarist and composer Hernan Romero astounds on this collection of instrumental and Spanish-language tra Drawing from a multitude of musical influences to create a unique flamenco/ world music…

  19. Nominees Set For 1st MTV Latin Video Awards

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Shakira, Diego Torres, and Juanes lead the nominations for the inaugural MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, set for Oct. 24 at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach. Each earned five nods, incl Shakira, Diego Torres, and Juanes lead the nominations for the inaugural MTV Video Music…

  20. 2002 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America nominees

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Awards Latin America nominees Here are the nominees for the first MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, set for Oct. 24 at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach. Artist of the Year: Juanes La Ley Alejandro Sanz Shakira Diego Torres Video of the Year: Enrique Iglesias, …

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